Direct the day-to-day functions of the nursing assistants in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility.
Ensure that all nursing personnel assigned to you comply with the written policies and procedures established by this facility.
Meet with your assigned nursing staff, as well as support personnel, in planning the shifts’ services, programs, and activities.
Make written and oral reports/recommendations concerning the activities of your shift as required.
Cooperate with other resident services when coordinating nursing services to ensure that the resident’s total regimen of care is maintained.
Ensure that all nursing service personnel are in compliance with their respective job descriptions.
Participate in facility surveys and inspections made by authorized government agencies as requested.
Periodically review the resident’s written discharge plan. Participate in the updating of the resident’s written discharge plan as required.
Interpret the department’s policies and procedures to personnel, residents, visitors, and government agencies as required.
Administer professional services such as; catheterization, tube feedings, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy, and drainage bags, taking blood, giving massages and range of motion exercises, care for the dead/dying, etc., as required.
Perform lab tests, blood pressures, and other routine monitored as required per the resident care plan.
Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.
Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as necessary.
Encourage attending physicians to review treatment plans, record and sign their orders, progress notes, etc., in accordance with established policies.
Receive telephone orders from physicians and transcribe on the Physicians’ Order Form.
Chart nursing notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident, as well as the resident’s response to the care.
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